Head back in time in Toledo, a charming Medieval walled city. Strengthen your language skills, choose from a variety of program courses, and immerse yourself in an internship.
This program is offered in collaboration with the prestigious José Ortega-Marañón Foundation and the University of Minnesota. Based at the San Juan de la Penitencia residence, a converted 16th-Century convent, the program offers modern learning facilities surrounded by spectacular views of the city, and easy access to the downtown area and public transit. In addition to the opportunity to improve Spanish language ability, the program offers a wide range of courses in the humanities, social sciences and arts.
Located an hour from the city of Madrid, Toledo offers an excellent base from which you can explore Spain. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Toledo is a living museum, a preserved part of Spanish history where people still live, work, and play. A city of approximately 80,000, Toledo offers an environment where you can immerse in Spanish culture through coursework, internships, and daily life.
Receive individualized attention from committed, native Spanish-speaking teachers.
Live with a Spanish host family or at the San Juan de la Penitencia Residence.
Take four one-day excursions (three in summer) to sites such as Madrid, Alcalá de Henares, Cuenca, the grand El Escorial, and Segovia.
Learn from faculty from renowned European or American universities.
Immerse yourself in an optional internship.
On scale of 1-10 I would give a very high rating of this program of 9 or 10. It was really great. Through U of MN (Minnesota). The name of the school in Spain is 'Fundacios Ortega y Gasset'. Located in Toledo, Spain. Classes were really good and the location was fantastic.